Recommended Running Shoes (March 2013)

  1. Maximum Stability – Moderate to severe pronators

New Balance 1540 & 1012 – Best Stability                    New Balance 1260 V2 & 940

Brooks Beast – Best Stability                                            Nike Zoom Structure Triax +13

Brooks Ariel – Best Stability                                              Mizuno Wave Renegade 4

New Balance 860 V2                                                          Saucony Pro Grid Stabil CS2 – Best Stability

Brooks Beast 10 – Best Stability                                       Saucony Pro Grid Omni 11

  1. Excellent Neutral Stability – most runners and moderate pronators

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 13                                                               Brooks Trance 12

New Balance 587 & 870 V2 & 1140                                                Saucony Pro Grid Hurricane 14

Avia Aviquest                                                                       Adidas Supernova Sequence 5

Adidas Response Control                                                 Mizuno Wave Alchemy 12

Asics Gel Evolution 6                                                         Nike Air Zoom Precept

Asics Gel-Kayano 18                                                          Mizuno Wave Nirvana 7

Adidas Adistar Salvation                                                    Asics Gel Foundation 9

Saucony Pro Grid Guide 5                                                                Nike Luna Eclipse

Asics Gel 1170                                                                    Brooks Raveena 3

Asics GT 2170                                                                     Asics Gel Kayano 17

  1. High Arch, Normal Arch & Efficient Runners – About 20% runners

Brooks Dyad 7                                                                     Nike Air Structure Max +13

Nike Air Pegasus 29                                                           New Balance 880

Asics Gel Nimbus 14                                                          Saucony Ride 5

New Balance 1080                                                             Brooks Glycerin 10

Nike Zoom Romero +5                                                       Brooks Chost 5

  1. Very light weight shoes (similar to barefoot running) for perfect feet, low heel, forefoot striker, less than 10% of the population

New Balance Minimus 110                                                               Nike Lunarglide +4

Asics Gel Lyte 33                                                                                Adidas Adizero Boston 3

Brooks Pure Flo 2                                                               Puma Evo Speed

Saucony Kinvara 3                                                              New Balance 890V2

Puma Fass 900 (Racer)

 

Walking Shoes – New Balance 846, 927 & 950         Tennis & Court – New Balance 804

 

Winter Running Shoes – Good Stability, Waterproof – For runners who wear orthotics

Brooks Adrenaline GTX                                                     Asics Gel-Fuji Trabuco

Adidas Kanadia 4 TR GTX                                                               New Balance Leadville (MT 1210)

Saucony Exodus 3.0 GTX                                                 North Face Track GTX XCR 11